Mark of the Maker
By Michael Burch, Tom Krein, Sean Kendrick and Mark Stheiner
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Mark of the Maker is a panel discussion with renowned custom knife makers Tom Krein, Sean Kendrick and Michael Burch, and hosted by Mark Stheiner. The format is much like a group of friends sitting around in The Pit at Blade Show, a look at life from the perspective of the maker as well as the collector. Covering broader topics such as tactical knife history, trends, industry commentary and influences of social media, as well as conversations with other makers, collectors and other notable figures in the custom knife world. Music: “noir guitar” by Stevie’s Amp Shack, from the Free Music Archive, CC BY 4.0
||ExplicitEpisode 05: Mark Stheiner||Our last panel intro is with collector Mark Stheiner. Mark gives us some insight into his background and how he got into knife collecting. We discuss design, knife shows, the knife community, and a shared set of interests that brought us all to...||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 04: Michael Burch||Our third knifemaker panel introduction digs into the life and background of Michael Burch. We learn about Michaels influences, what drives him to perfect his craft, and how his love for knives put him on a path to become a craftsman.||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03: Sean Kendrick||The second of our deeper knifemaker panel introductions is focused on Sean Kendrick. Sean shares his background, his long-running love for knives and how his family is not only supportive, but a part of his business. He pulls no punches...||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02: Tom Krein||The first in a series of deeper introductions, this episode focuses on knifemaker Tom Krein. We talk about life, family, knives and history with Tom, and in the end, we all come away knowing a bit more about Tom than we ever did before.||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 01: Introduction||An introduction to the panel and a discussion about the intentions, goals and plans for the podcast. Some insights into what the makers have on their bench and what projects are coming up.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
What a great first episode!
What a group! If you are into custom knives and don’t know these guys you live under a rock! Super interesting first episode, can’t wait for more! And that audio quality! Almost like they had an “engineer” on it.
Some of the best
Way to come out of the gate with some of the best in the business.
Three of the best in the biz. Mark does a great job doing the podcast. Feels like you guys are just sitting there chatting about knives. I needed one of these podcasts.